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April 02, 2015 6:21 AM ET

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Company Overview of GKN Sinter Metals Inc

Company Overview

GKN Sinter Metals Inc. manufactures and supplies metal powder precision components for automotive, industrial and consumer markets. It offers sinter metal components, self-lubricating bearings, filter technology and components of specified porosity, powder metal injection moldings, powder forged components, aluminum sinter metal components, and soft magnetic sinter metal components. The company also provides automotive products, such as engines, body and chassis, transmissions, and drivetrain products; fluid technology based products, such as compressor components, gear pump components, planetary rotor pumps, vacuum pump components, and variable vane pump components; and dry bushings and cyl...

2200 North Opdyke Road

Auburn Hills, MI 48326

United States

Founded in 1991

3,250 Employees





Key Executives for GKN Sinter Metals Inc

Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Secretary
Age: 59
Chief Executive Officer of Gkn Powder Metallurgy
President of Hoeganaes
President of Americas Operations
Senior Vice President of Engineering
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

GKN Sinter Metals Inc Key Developments

GKN Driveline and GKN Sinter Metals Plans New Regional Headquarters for the Americas

GKN Driveline and GKN Sinter Metals are expanding their automotive operations and moving to a new regional headquarters for the Americas in the Detroit suburb of Auburn Hills early next year. The new site will also house employees from GKN's Land Systems and North American Services groups. Construction of the 168,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to begin in August on an 11.2-acre site at 2150 N. Opdyke Road, the location of a now-vacant Showcase Cinema complex.

GKN Sinter Metals, Inc. Plant in Ohio Slated for $10 Million Expansion

GKN Sinter Metals, Inc. plans a $10 million expansion of its Gallipolis production facility in southeastern Ohio's Gallia County. The project is expected to add 50 full-time jobs and generate up to $20 million in additional sales for the company over the next two to three years. The expansion will include the installation of a new 750-metric-ton, powder-compaction press along with other capital equipment to launch production of differential-gear components developed at the plant. The 175,000-square-foot facility currently has more than 160 employees and produces gears, clutch pressure plates and torque-converter components for a variety of customers, including Chrysler, General Motors, EXEDY, LuK USA and Allison Transmission. Production of the new components is expected to begin during the second half of 2013. GKN Sinter Metals received tax credits and development grants valued at nearly $800,000 to assist with the Gallipolis project from various state and local agencies. The State of Ohio awarded GKN a Job Creation Tax Credit and an Economic Development Grant with a combined worth of $380,000. The Southern Ohio Agricultural and Com munity Development Foundation (SOACDF) also provided the company with a $350,000 development grant. Local incentives included a City of Gallipolis Job Creation Tax Credit and a Gallia County Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) Economic Development Grant with a total value of $60,000.

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